The henge likely dates from somewhere between 3,150 B.C. and 2,500 B.C.
New findings suggest that modern humans evolved in populations that were scattered across the African continent.
"It is unlikely that these children and young people were killed in a massacre or conflict," one of the researchers said.
The ancient skull fragment is "a unique opportunity to learn more about the biology and diversity of our ancestors and their relatives and, ultimately, about their evolution."
Archaeologists think that several expensive items found in the grave, including a gemstone buckle on a beaded belt and a mirror found in a makeup box, were placed there to accompany the woman into the afterlife.
He survived the first showers of ash and rock, but was toppled as he tried to flee the city.
The Nazca Lines are a series of giant ancient drawings etched into the sands of the Peruvian desert.
Researchers believe the Roman Empire was economically stronger—and dirtier—than the much-lauded republic that inspired the founders of the U.S.
In a race against tunneling looters, archaeologists stumbled on an "extraordinary" discovery just outside where the lost city walls once stood.
Saqqara is a vast ancient burial ground that once served as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis.
A hoard of scrolls, relics and other artifacts have been discovered in the ancient statue.
Are these the mummified remains of one of the last monarchs of Iran?
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the finding on Sunday.
The papyrus contains incantations written in Coptic—an Egyptian language that uses characters based on the Greek alphabet.
These items help us understand what happened at Galilee more than a thousand years ago.
The fossil is 25,000 years older than traditional theories would expect.
A descendent of the pirate has provided a DNA sample to help confirm the bones.
The tracks of two adults and a child, researchers say, were left some 13,000 years ago.